Sometimes I Read Slow, Sometimes I Read Quick

Nice & Smooth is an East Coast hip hop duo from New York City that consists of Gregory O. "Greg Nice" Mays and Darryl O. "Smooth B" Barnes plus their deejay Tedd "DJ Teddy Tedd" Whiting. Like most music I took a fancy to, my older brothers had introduced them to me. Back in the 90s … Continue reading Sometimes I Read Slow, Sometimes I Read Quick

Creativity, Covid-19, and Closure

Hello, fabulous people on a Friday! I don't know where to begin, so let's start with some good news! I'm currently reading Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia. I will be writing a review and most likely publishing it as a video on YouTube (#BookTube) provided that I am successful … Continue reading Creativity, Covid-19, and Closure

Am I Your Beard?

This post is long, but it still didn't sufficiently cover everything that needs to be said. Just needed to get some things off my chest. πŸ™‚ I had written it a while ago and I'm kind of glad I delayed posting it because this needs to be said now more than ever. πŸ™‚ Recently, I … Continue reading Am I Your Beard?

Trust? Who do ya trust?

In the 1989 film, "Batman" and in the Year of All That is Purple and Glamorous, Prince's (aka The Artist Formerly Known as Prince -- may he rest in peace) iconic song, "Trust" plays in the background as the Clown Prince of Crime (aka The Joker) uses free money to lure Gotham's citizens to a … Continue reading Trust? Who do ya trust?

Haikubes – April 26th, 2020

Theme and Direction A reflection on . . . my (former) work life. Several years ago, I used to have two jobs: teaching full-time and instructing Zumba Fitness classes part-time. Now, I workout at home por moi. As a FFK (Former Fat Kid) I know what it's like to notice when the chub-chub rolls are … Continue reading Haikubes – April 26th, 2020

Haikubes – April 25th, 2020

Theme and Direction A reflection on . . . my family. Sunrise to sunset Ichi-go ichi-e, to Moonrise to moonset.